March 2010

A sparkler is haunting China: Karl Marx wine in Beijing

March 12, 2010 // 2 Comments

You’d think a wine named “Karl Marx” would be a red, but not so with this one I found haunting the shelves of Jinkelong supermarket in downtown Beijing during the Chinese New Year. The label says it is a semi-dry sparkling, though I have yet to confirm it with a taste test. It might be time to create a page for, uh, atypical labels found in China. See also: It makes me feel dirty all over: X-rated Australian wine in China A mystery solved: What does Foreign Girl taste like? By the way, I realize it has been quite a […]